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MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
, attacking labor. everybody makes way too much money in detroit and that's the problem. low taxes. of course, we've got to cut taxes. but here's the catch. wi withholding state money from the city has helped crush the city of detroit. now, i don't know what city you live in. but let's just think about this. all of a sudden, your city, and you pay state taxes, you're not going to get any state funds anymore. oh, no, no, no. you live in who struck john usa. no, you don't get taxes anymore. the state legislature is holding the money from you so you have to suck it up. the numbers are pretty staggering. you've got deregulation of wall street, which has also hurt the pensions and when it came back, how much money did that go to the pension fund to help out oh? detroit lost roughly 300,000 jobs over the past 30 years. there is no way a city survives when it loses 90% of its manufacturing base. the tax base has eroded, along with public services and public safety. what's the result? people are getting the hell out of town. severe outmigration. and those who are staying there are getting stuck with
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
, not just a job. >> reporter: and allem, there are no new tax hikes or spending cuts on the horizon as a part of these budget battles. no major ones at least. so economists say that will also bodes well for the recovery. alex. >> kristin it, quick question about the president's schedule next hour. what is this, a saban forum he's going to be attending that and speaking? >> that's right. that is sponsored by the brookings institution. he's going to be speakinging there a forum on middle east policy. white house officials say it's up to the moderators to set the tone. i can tell you that the title of the forum this afternoon, alex, is power shifts, u.s.-israeli relations in dynamic middle east. the backdrop to this forum, the recent deal struck with iran to freeze iran's nuclear programs for six months in exchange for scaling back some of the sanctions, israel didn't like the deal. as you know, that created fresh tensions between the united states and israel. no guarantee that that will be discussed during the forum, but certainly one of the big issues in the backdrop. then of course,
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am EST
insurance at a reasonable cost through choice and competition on this marketplace and tax credits that you may be eligible for that can save you hundreds of dollars in premium costs month potentially. to -- now that we are getting the technology fixed ande need you to go back take a look at what is actually going on. it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families. the president yesterday as onlaunches the second act healthcare.gov, encouraging people to go to the website and try again. the washington times this -- the president leader and chief on obamacare. -- salesman -- cheerleader in chief for obamacare. democrats and the president are expected to have a coordinated effort in pushing healthcare.gov. --e is a congressman's tweet what do you think about the rollout of healthcare.gov enter the president fire somebody? betty in albuquerque, new mexico. democrat. thank you for accepting my call. this particular congress that we now -- i believe the th -- hasnd 12 -- 112 title of the greatest do-nothing congress in the history of the united states. they have been held
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
of startup businesses. regarding the effective corporate tax rates starting next fiscal year, we have decided to reduce by 2.4%. we will be moving forward with reviews and studies as to how corporate tax should be in order for cap -- japanese companies to stay competitive. there is no end to abenomics. the cabinet will approve the related policies on the growth strategy. we will announce the timing of their execution and administer these policies. >> there is a growing number of criticisms saying that abenomics is running out of steam after .oday by state a showed growth james, why was growth revised down? what is the readthrough for this when it comes to the prime minister's policies? growth was much slower than we expected. it was 1.1% annualized which is lower than the estimate and much lower than the 3.6% we saw last quarter. the two main factors here causing the slowdown were business investment which has stalled and companies drawing down inventories. are going to pick up this quarter and in the next quarter, going until april when the sales tax rises because people are going to be out
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 8:30pm PST
and of course domestic concerns continue over at the papal consumption tax hike in two thousand fourteen up weighing on investors' minds however prime minister she was odd that has repeated his government's stance that on his garden cart growth plans which he really hope so will pull the economy through so some domestic issues to focus on as well by every means the things seen a drop in the dollar where we this morning exactly especially from tuesday's local side the pairing right now. dollar yen hundred and one point eight pc to eighty five. it has talked to as i said compared to hundreds people in thirty seven inches on tuesday investors selling the dollar and concerns about the fact the scaling back its monetary easing programme and also taking profits from the recent dollar's rise against began. now all eyes are going to be on the u s jobs data released later today. euro yen the european central bank on thursday left its benchmark interest rates unchanged during and right now two hundred and thirty nine points fifteen to twenty it also slightly upgraded its outlook for growth in the reg
LINKTV
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
of the consumption tax hike next april. workers at many factories say they are receiving more orders. we also got news on the index for the business outlook. it rose 0.3 points to 54.8. that makes for the third safe monthly rise. this reflects optimistic views for the year end shopping season. the cabinet office also upgraded its economic assessment. it previously said the economy is recovering steady. many respondents do expect demand to rise ahead of the consumption tax hike but some people are already voicing concern consumption could fall after that. >>> on to the markets now, investors around the world encouraged by chinese trade data. they believe export numbers showed a pickup and the upward momentum is somewhat overshadowed of the fed may scale down its asset buying program. london down, frankfurt a gain of .1 of a percent. in asia, markets advance for the most part. tokyo's nikkei saw a 2.3% gain. that's the biggest daily advance since early september. a weaker yen boosted a wide range of shares today. also news about political happenings helped mumbai and bangkok shares. pro business pa
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 8:30pm PST
of a looming consumption tax hike and keep the economy expanding the government will raise the tax from five to eight percent in april the increase is expected to dampen demand. a job proposal for the stimulus at the side about ten billion dollars to help japanese firms compete internationally. the money will promote the development of innovative drugs and support the expansion of smaller firms overseas the package also includes about three point two billion dollars in cash payments to people whose incomes are below a certain level. and the earmarks about one and a half billion dollars to ease the financial burden for homebuyers. the government will also spend ten billion dollars to accelerate the recovery in the pre schumer and other disaster hit areas. officials plan to finalize the measures in coming weeks. i'll compile an extra budget by mid december to carry out the stimulus now let's get a check on the market. us stocks ended lower on monday after retail sales during the thanksgiving weekend fell from a year earlier the dow jones fell almost half a percent to end at sixteen thousand an
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
the globetrotter's theme song ] >>> and tax your christmas tree. we're not kidding all r. all the appalls details. stay tuned. >>> and the family of a fallen veteran shocked to see his picture pop up on dating websites. how does that happen and can they fight back? our legal team is next. >>> welc. some quick headlines. a man trying to transport a 50-ton war machine loses control, not once, but twice. oregon state police say the vintage tank somehow slipped out of gear and rolled down a hill. don't you hate when that happens? when the driver tried to tow that machine it started rolling again. he was cited for reckless driving and criminal mischief. >>> google mail, known as gmail, letting you unsend messages but you have to be fast. theail feature you activate in the settings menu gives users a 30 second window to stop that message from sending. every time you send a message it pops up with a box with the message to undo. hanna? >> thank you. the family of this fallen soldier is furious. why? because somebody took staff sergeant matthew pachino's pictures off his memorial website and used them to
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am PST
should soul be careful of. now joining the ttp and what should be taxed at twelve mm the timing of the time. p p p p souls willingness to going ppp is somewhat precarious. korea will need two weeks. negotiation of a circle for by the end of this year. which means that khairy you would not be at the bargaining table to determine the terms of that agreement. continue to move very carefully and we have to hold judgment on this weeks until the agreement comes out cd with the terms of those agreements are and what the impact a week before the korean economy. even after the agreement is madeon process. and we know from experience that that's another huge hurdle. a long way to go. i thank you very much dr cam for joining us to an end in sight and i think each. the stair well. the ice in under an hour in her first petition since returning from injury. she's expected to show off some new moves stephen kaye joins us with a preview. hey guys the figure skating queen is getting ready to make her season debut at the golden state of the great intro it's up for sale until her initial progress.
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
court is refusing to hear appeals from two major online retailers against new york state's sales tax law. amazon and overstock.com challenged the law requiring collection of the taxes in states where they have no physical presence. states reportedly lose $23 billion a year in uncollected sales taxes from online retailers. >>> u.s. manufacturing grew last month at the fastest pace since april of 2011. that is according to the ism index. manufacturing rose in november to 57.3. that is up from 56.4. that is the reading for october. and highest reading in 2 1/2 years just clocked in. >>> dow chemical is weighing options to sell most of its chlorine operations its oldest business as part after plan to sell assets worth 3 to $4 billion. dow is moving away from chemical production, to focus on electronics, packaging and agriculture. that is the latest from "fox biz." adam: bill ackman may be disengaging from the media but is he actually going away? charlie gasparino joins us looking like spock from the alternate universe in that episode from "star trek" with the pointy ears. what is with the be
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
we are not spending enough money on education. let's raise taxes and spend more money on education. we spend more money per student than any other country in the world. and yet we're falling further and further behind. your wife also very involved in education reform. i mean it seems so many people have taken a real interest in this over the past decade. and the numbers keep slipping. >> they keep slipping. i'll quote my wife on this. her view is having worked in charter schools and curriculum reform is that there's no silver bullet. what might work in tennessee might not work in arizona, might not work in new york. >> one size fits all does not work. >> there's not a kind of, i don't want to sound like a states rights guy but there's not a national answer to this. it is, in fact, a national security issue. it's about imperial decline. >> mike, a very interesting thing about this study, poland one of the great success stories. one of the things they did was they focused more on who went to traditional colleges and who was moved over to vo tech areas. that is one area we have to rea
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
's aimed at offsetting the sales tax in april. and the shanghai composite pulled further ahead. meanwhile, the hang seng index added 0.1%. elsewhere, south korea and australia both ended just a tad lower. as for individual stocks, chinese property stocks came under some pressure after the official china securities journal reported beijing may remove caps on property prices next year, replacing them with supply side indicators and concerns still linger over a potential property tax system. now for some outperformers, let's take a look at the region's apple suppliers, seeing a strong boost from hopes that china mobile may reach a deal with apple to offer iphones. some phone displaymakers, cameramakers and case suppliers rebounded some 5% in today's trade. back to you, karen. >> sixuan, thank you very much update. charles has been telling us about this u.s. cash flood that you're expecting. are you saying buy u.s. assets, buy u.s. equities in 20 s14? >> things probably weaken at the moment because a lot of guys made a lot of money this year and they want to cash in and make sure they get the
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
in the world has to do with banking and low taxes. >> all right, let's not change the subject. let's go on to whether or not education is something we ought to care abbut as a competitive -- something to help our competitor. >> there are other things we ought to care about more. we should have an environment that encourages immigrants to come to this country. to innovate. to succeed and to have second chances in life in case they fail the first time. that's more important to make sure they're at the same level. >> but that suggestion we just don't care about this issue, we should be able to walk and chew gum at the same time. and also want an education system that improves. the thing is, we know what you need to do to make it better. it's not spending $115,000 per head. it's having some school choice. having merit-based pay for teachers. and in general giving our kids a better environment especially in k through 12 where their instructors are inspiring them and learn these things. >> that's all true. but this isn't the key to national success. >> okay, brett, thank you. when we come bac
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 4:30am PST
they just increased taxes. >> retailers expect a big day as shoppers are in search of deals on cyber monday the single biggest shopping day of the year for onlive retailers. consumers spent $1.5 billion online last year which is expected to climb higher this year. experts say the best deals can be found today on smartphones, gaming consoles, clothing and shoes and if you are wondering why nothing is getting done at work today, 90 percent of working americans plan to shop for gifts online while her to at work today. 90 percent. people who deny this, have to understand that 90 percent are doing it. 10 percent are lying, right? >> that is right. >> i will take your word for hit. >> good morning, everyone, we have heavy fog along the coast and it is coming into san francisco down the peninsula, as well, and we had a report of someone driving across the golden gate bridge and they pass the tunnel headed in the northbound direction not existent. we have 1.25 mile visibility at half moon bay and 1.75 mile visibility in santa rosa. ten miles for the prosecute of the bay area. the cold front is comi
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
are making big money taking advantage of the cigarette tax and then selling them at a higher price in other states. at today's hearing leaders will recommend a study that could turn enforcement to the alcohol beverage control department. 5 5:04 now. heads up if you are parking along the d.c. street car corridor in northeast d.c. police will begin ticketing drivers who are not parking properly. this is happening along "h" street from union station to benning road in northeast. transportation reporter add ak tuss is live. >> reporter: as if it isn't hard enough to park all across the city, now we have to relearn how to park in this section of the city. see this white line here? all the cars have to be behind this white line on "h" street because, yeah, the street car tracks are right there and you need enough clearance to let the street cars go through. now it's important to note that street cars have not started running here yet but the testing process is expect ed to start i the coming weeks. ddot leaders starting this ticket i ticketing and towing campaign to get drivers used to parking he
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
prominent taxes were slashed for the wealthiest while investments, things that made us all richer like schools and infrastructure, were allowed to wither. and for certain period of time time we could ignore this weakening economic foundation in part because more families were relying on two earners as women enter the workforce. we took on more debt financed by a juiced up housing market but when the music stopped and the crisis hit, millions of families were stripped of whatever cushion they had left. and the result is an economy that has become her family on equal and families that are more insecure. i will just give you a few statistics. since 1979 when i graduated from high school, our productivity was up to more than 90%. but the income of the typical family has increased by less than 8%. since 1979 our economy has more than doubled in size but most of that growth has been flowing to a fortunate few. the top 10% no longer takes in one third of our income. it now takes half whereas in the past the average ceo made about 20 to 30 times the income of the average worker, today's ceos n
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
decline. the gas tax has not been increased since the clinton administration 20 years ago. the future prospects are even worse. demands are increasing and deferred maintenance takes its toll while we watch the bottom fall out of the highway trust fund. we've seen a slowdown in revenue due to the near collapse of the economy, a shift in driving patterns while people, especially young people, drive less and improved fuel efficiency. it's scheduled to improve -- further reduce gascon sumpings dramatically with -- reduce gas consumption dramatically with plug in hybrid vehicles. it's time for congress to act. we've seen our partners at the state level increase transportation level in 13 states, but they need congress to act to maintain that partnership. there's a large coalition that stands ready to support congress. the u.s. chamber, the national afl-cio, building trades, trucking industry, numerous associations of small and medium-sized businesses, local chambers of commerce, local government, professional organizations, bicyclists,. the coalition is broad and persuasive, requesting con
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 4:00am EST
at the moment. >> david cameron announcing today that he's not going to cut taxes for the middle classes. how much room, wiggle room is there going to be for the government, peter? much depends on what you think the economy is going to do this year and next ahead of the election. >> yeah. i think the likelihood is that the economy will continue to grow at a 2% to 2.5% late next year. that's decent, but it's not stellar. given all they have said about reducing the deficit over the next few years, it leaves room for cutting taxes. i think what the uk needs is a rebalancing towards investment and exports. the government realizes this and i think as a consequence it's unlikely to do things to throw additional fuel on the fire of consumption. >> do you think the government is doing enough? are you expecting any measures, say, on planning tomorrow from the troika? would that have helped? we had construction pmis this week very strong, rising like a phoenix out of the ashes. but many suppliers saying the supply side of that market is still very, very underperforming. >> yeah. i mean, when it comes t
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
dominated discussions. negotiators are looking at any tax hikes. they're also not looking at significant cuts to medicare, medicaid or social security. instead of looking at small is more to their retirement plans. they're trying to keep that a bit lower. they're also looking at funds by selling a spectrum. looking at a small budget deal. this is part of a different budget process. >> why can there be something like a grand bargain right now? democrats are not willing to do any kind of medicare and medicaid. republicans are not willing to do any tax hikes. ryan and patty murray basically decided that they were not going to go after the sacred cow of the other party. they are trying to get something that was possible. we are not even going to go there this time. host: talking with ian swanson of "the hill." even if there is a agreement made this week, there will be a budget battle for 2014. caller: one thing this he'll will not do is raise the debt ceiling. at some point next year they are going to have to do that. it is a little difficult to forecast exactly one that is going to be. in p
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
that applying for health insurance now is more like doing your income tax than going to the doctor. >> okay. >> what you need to gather is a lot of financial information. your last year's tax return. if you didn't have one, information about payroll, pay stubs, et cetera. >> and gather all this information before you go to healthcare.gov. >> yes. because you're going to need it to complete the application. the other wonderful piece of news that came out yesterday that no one seemed to notice is that for the very first time healthcare.gov has a shopping function, a browsing function. something it should have had from day one but it's now there and working. when you go on the home page, there's a little -- >> the little -- >> the little medallion on left, click on that, and you can enter some very simple information about yourself and see all of the plans available to you. >> without putting financial data, stuff in you may not want to. >> no financial data. it won't calculate whether or not you have a subsidy coming to you, but it will show you the plans available to you in your area with th
Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
of the economy. incomethan tackling inequality, he has focused on taxing some down. clearly, no easy answers when it comes to this issue. still, it is safe to say this will be a primary focus for the obama administration in the months ahead. back to you. >> united states military is facing more but it cuts. hagel announced today that 200 positions will be eliminated from the office of the secretary of defense, but he said there will not be a large number of immediate layoffs. reductions that i have announced today will occur through a process of natural attrition in order to minimize the impact on our workforce. if the department is forced to one steep sequestration cuts the order of $500 billion, we may need to implement additional reductions. hagel adds that cuts will save about $1 billion over time. coming up, the fed says factories are giving the u.s. economy a boost but the latest beige book data is out. we will look at what else is expanding when "bottom line" on bloomberg television continues in just a moment. ♪ collects welcome back. let's show you how the equity markets finished. stock
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
: they want more than a new election, they want the government rid of yingluck shinawatra and any kind of tax and regime influence as they say. this is something that is right through the last two weeks and any influence that the ruling party has because of the connection to the yingluck shinawatra the prime minister in exile and they got elections to take place in the next five to six weeks the leader of the antigovernment union saying that is not enough and spoke before we came on air but will speak again on the stage behind me in the coming hours. this is a big rallying speech because this is the final day of this type, this phase if you will of this movement. it will be interesting to see how they transition after they spend the night and transition into more of a political fight and sounds like the protest leader says they have done this part of it and gone to the street and proven their point this way and getting the goal of the resignation of the prime minist minist minister yingluck shinawatra is the big question. >> reporter: since 2001 the pew thai party has won't every election an
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
from power in a crusading years ago. the anti tax group enjoys a one hundred and in the middle part. inside muslim areas and milk and honey and sixties monday time he said an arrest warrant for treason has been issued against the protest media format deputy prime minister to take to survive and punishment for those convicted of treason includes the death penalty on life imprisonment. attacking the opposition side is responding strongly the latest round of confrontations has reached a level not seen since the unrest of two thousand and ten. and it's still a little sign of progress that's all from bangkok. i knew. one year ago nine people died after concrete slabs fell from the ceiling of this ensemble trouble in japan's yamaguchi prefecture experts say bolts holding the slams spring and attach the accident raised questions about maintenance of japan's aging infrastructure. friends or relatives of the victims gathered on monday near the site on the two expressway be prayed silently at eight o three am the time of the accident. the victims included young people on the way home from the
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
to boosting opposition to the different tax earnings. we still like to see it. journalist neil clarke compares the reaction of european politicians to the protests in ukraine hypocritical. they have been proud to be headed for nashville to visit ukraine is very much a presence in the west ukraine. we didn't get a good introduction going to struggle when your solidarity with the way but the eu treaty. the protest easy to keep it peaceful day with great brutality by the police little fortunate to be a dress to be a good tackle that. extract. ukraine to divorce to his ribs and seeds eagle st writes that demonstrate its current european union st region inside sheou know they give you the space vacant it's absolutely outrageous shipping. ruling party officials are urging the protesters to go home they said the blockade of administrative buildings as preventing the approval of the twenty fourteen but get a cavity impact on state salaries and pensions across the country. so far though no sign of the rallies abating the thousands of pro government after the stage gravel rallies in kiev and across the
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
that the uncle of leader kim jong hoon has been dismissed chinese song tax served as vice chairman of the national defense commission. analysts widely seen as qantas mentor the knots on the scheme to get it done. local honey take it as he was publicly on and on and on the continent of fun playing it on hubble. who isn't looking like i'm keeping it on the potty. we think it's good enough. north korean state run television broadcasts several photos taken during the meeting in which child was sad the images include one showing him being taken away from the venue. there is korea's ruling workers party newspaper wrote on reported on monday. the party dismissed john from all posts for trying to form his own faction. that said the decision was made at a meeting in pyongyang on sunday attended by kim jong hoon. the north korean leader was reported as saying time was corrected by capitalism and indulge in a depraved lifestyle. for those even added china and undermine the party's authority over judiciary prosecution and security organizations. it said he had done serious harm to the party s
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
revenue sharing. >> meaning the state would take the taxes collected from all over the state and it would go back out -- >> yeah, parse it out. one was because of the detroit losing population. most of it, $44 million, what was a state la that went into effect in 2012 just before the city ran out of cash. >> they pass a bill that takes $47 million out of the ledger of detroit, and detroit files for bankruptcy. >> then the emergency manager appointed by the governor, who is virtually a dictator, did the bankruptcy filing. it was the governor's agent. >> the judge said there is not enough evidence to say the fix was in, what was your opinion of -- when people look at detroit, they say classic story of big government gone awry. too many employees and pensions, why did detroit go bankrupt? >> the numbers just don't depict that. we took a good look at the numbers, the great reception drove unemployment up to 30%. it was a devastating event. since the great depression, they cut their budget by 38%. >> so they are spending 38% less? >> yes. the number of employees per capita in detroit, there is
LINKTV
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
tax hike next april. industry groups say more than 457,000 vehicles were sold last month, up 16% year on year. honda's sales surged about 48%. nissan showed a gain of more than 15% and toyota 1.5%. officials of the japan automobile dealers association say sales increased as automakers rolled out new models. they predict that the uptrend is likely to continue for a while. >>> japan's minister for negotiating the transpacific partnership free trade pact has fallen ill. he was driving to seal a deal by year end, but officials say he's likely to stay in hospital for a few days. the economic revitalization minister felt unwell on monday at a crucial juncture for the talks. amari met michael froman on sunday. amari is also in charge of new economic measures. leaders hope to finalize this week. but chief cabinet secretary suga said trade negotiations will stay their course. he said amari will give instructions from hospital. ministers regrouped on saturday for more tpp talks. officials will decide if amari attends pending more information about his condition. >>> let's check on the markets n
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00pm PST
, disadvantage on the theory they need the most help. our system, as you know, is funded by property taxes. we do the opposite. we tend to spend lots of money on suburbs and spent less money in inner city harlem and places like that and those kids, those disadvantaged kids never have a chance to catch up. >> amanda, what's the take away? >> it's true with what reed is saying. we should put much more attention on raising the bar who studies teaching in college and how rigorous the training is, and i think the fact that 45 states have agreed on a set of common core standards which are more rigorous, if we can keep pushing through all the controversy around this and get to a good place, that's a huge step in the right direction. >> fascinating, thank you. >> thank you. >>> if you want to find out more, go to cnn.com any time. >>> just ahead, possible new clues in the investigation in the fiery crash that killed paul walker and how powerful the car he was riding in actually is. >>> a cold case cracks wide open a college professor is killed in the revenge killing of her rapist 20 years later. she says
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 1:00am EST
like we are drugged. we don't care, we don't know. through higher premiums and taxes. at the time we are receiving care, we have this illusion that someone else is paying for t even if we try, do a diligent job of trying to understand what things cost, we get these incomprehensible. >> you have been out spoken on how it is the biggest driver of rising healthcareh health insurance premiums but the outrageous costs have been known for years. so why hasn't the outrage over this taken us anywhere? >> it's hard to understand. we used to -- we used to say that healthcare costs couldn't rise above 10% of gdp. people would be outraged. now, it's about 18% and seems like it's just going higher. i really think that the fundamental issue is that really, people have believed that someone else is paying for their healthcare raernling themselves. this is the great illusion of healthcare, that we are not paying for it. >> is that illusion going to get worse under alabamacare? the president is making a renewed push and stressing costs. say. >> the website is working for the vast majority of people.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >>> michael eaves is here with sports. it kind of feels likely the n.f.l. playoffs have started. >> like the free playos. win the games and get into the post-season carrying the n.f.l.'s best record, the seahawks were looking to secure the nfc west division title and the first round bye. all they had to do was defend the san francisco 49ers. they won last two meetings. the seahawks lost four games to the 9ers. russell wilson would give them a 14 to 9 lead with the only touchdown pass of the game. colin kapernick threw one, an 8 yard to give the 9ers a 16-14 le
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
's individual mandate and thus the tax penalty by a year. >> for one year there should be no crime and no fine. let's have that as transitional year and see if we can make these things work. >> reporter: manchin is not up for re-election in 2014 but west virginia senior senator rockefeller is retiring. a clou to how west virginia ans may fill that seat may be found in the fate of congressman nick rayhal. he has been hurt by the bad rollout, conservative americans for prosperity announced it is funding an obama care ad buy in his competitive direct. west virginia has been loyal to the democratic politicians. robert bird was the longest serving member in congress' history. but that may be threatened by what west virginia's perceive to be betrayal by a democratic white house. >> thank you very much. >>> for those of you taking early bets on the next presidential free state, senator rand paul says his wife will need some convincing if he makes a run in 2016. >> where's my cellphone. can i call my wife? two votes in my family, my wife has both of them. my wife votes no right now. >> paul was talkin
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
they just increased taxes on california taxpayers. >> how is 9 weather? >> foggy to start. it will burn off but what we are going do have is a cold front making its way that now is sitting over the pacific northwest bringing temperatures to the 30's and 40's at ten or 20-degree difference from 4 hours ago. later this afternoon the fog will burn off and when we hit nighttime increasing clouds and fog returns but we are going to have freezing temperatures overnight so the cold front coming in a massive dry air, mainly, possibility of precipitation in the northeast central coast but mostly we will stay dry headed into tuesday morning. right now, though, we have quarter-mile visibility at santa rosa and ten miles in san carlos and no flight delays, though, at sfo. our wind is calm. that will change tonight. we will have blustery conditions up to 40 miles per hour winds and what you need to know our day planes starting off foggy and it will burn off by noon and mostly sunshine and increasing wind later this afternoon into the evening but temperatures are ramping up to 70 degrees inland and 66 ar
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
negotiations over a salary increase broke down. in argentine the government collects taxes and distributes to the opposition. it is collected by of the opposition, cristina fernandez de kirchner is accused of tolding the funds back. >> the arrival of argentine president cristina fernandez de kirchner had complained that her government denied appeals for reinforcements. and accused cristina fernandez de kirchner of shortchanging provinces. >> translation: there exists autonomy. public security is one of these. the matter has to do with salaries. >> the governor claimed the police walked off the jobs in retaliation for his decision to shut down more than 100 brothels paying off corrupt officers. the police began returning to work after they were offered salary increases and bonuses making then the best paid in the country. >> i want to tell the people that from this moment the police force returns to the service of the people of kordova. >> the governor vowed to travel to the capital to depend they stop playing politics with his money. >> the provincial grandfather ner blamed the violence. a
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
the one that best represents you. we take a look at tax rates. it is congress that appears to allow a certain batch of temporary tax breaks to last at the end of 2013. ray from oklahoma city oklahoma, you are up next. are you there? good morning, you are on. i was calling about -- our man is going to make mistakes. the problem with the world, it does not have anything to do with obama. we have taken god out of everything he is doing. the next thing, minimum wage. i talked to a lot of people atut minimum wage at 7:25 -- $7.25 an hour. people say if you raise minimum wage, the influence will go up. everything else is already going up except minimum wage. years taken almost four to get it to seven dollars $.25. i am 61 years old, i am retired, and i have four kids. i have kids working for memo wage. they got student loans to pay back. journal"ll street talking about unemployment benefits in several stories, set to expire on september 28. several democrats are pushing for a vote to extend the benefits. house democrats propose renewing the program for $25 billion but have no way to offse
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 8:00am PST
, doug. >> we had tools that have been very successful. earned income tax credit is great track record moving people from non-work to work. it could be reformed. right now misses too many single men who don't have children. there are things we can do. this would be a bad idea. i think christian's point about, it sounds like a good idea is worthying hard about because take the fast-food workers. suppose we raise their wages to $15. that is going to show up in higher fast-food prices and by and large consumers of those goods are lower income americans. and seems like a strange antipoverty policy to take money out-of-pocket one poor person to put night the another. i admire the passion but doesn't add up. jenna: christian, it is interesting, one of the arguments against raising minimum wage some of these fast-food joints will turn to automation. we have some photos from a few decades ago from the auto mat. put a quarter in and get a meal and, you know one of the questions would we go back in that direction. what do you think doug has to say, we would be investing in the wrong place? it is
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
, business tax breaks. ear thing that you've been at the forefront of, the issue of the expiration of a law that bans undetectable plastic guns. what can get done, congressman? >> well, actually there's a lot we could get done if house republicans would show a willingness. look, the senate on a bipartisan basis passed comprehensive immigration reform. house republicans said no. the senate passed the employment nondiscrimination act. house republicans said no. the senate on a bipartisan basis passed a fair farm bill. house republicans said no. you know, if we're going to say no to no in the next election, the american people want progress on these issues. when you have the united states senate on a bipartisan basis enacting these laws and you have a house republican leadership that is so obsessed with ambushing the affordable care act that they won't even bring these things up for a vote, that is a massive problem. >> so do you think, congressman, nothing is going to get done in the next two weeks? do you think that the possibility exists that something will happen? >> look, there is no reas
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
is you are going to be able to a take the tax revenue that comes into the city of detroit and put it back into the services like police, the police department like the fire department and making sure the fire rigs are working when they are called out to a fire and picking up trash and making sure the lighting grid is up and running and working streetlights in the neighborhoods in the city of detroit, so what that is going to do, when you bring down the debt and you bring it, you erase it and you start with that clean slate you will be able to infuse money back into the city of detroit, back into the services and really make detroit a better place to live and that is the bottom line in in story. >> a big day, in the life of your city, detroit. christy mcdonald, we thank you very much. >> thanks, judy. >> >> woodruff: again, the other major developments of the day. president obama touted the benefits of the affordable care act in a bid to shift the focus from problems with healthcare.gov and policy cancellations. vice president biden arrived in japan and rebuked china for imposing an air de
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
. on unemployment insurance still have to pay federal income tax. because of sequestration, the and employment i -- the unemployment insurance got reduced. i am making less money. we still have to pay federal income tax on that. they say these people will stay on unemployment and not look for work. unemployment does not pay that much. it is not like you are collecting $1000 a week. it is only like $371 a week with sequestration. it is a good thing my wife works full time. for long-term unemployment, it is not much. unemployment does not last long. i would like your guest to comment on that. guest: there is no doubt unemployment does not replace the income of the job. i think it does speak to the fact that american families are having to readjust their lifestyle and get by with less. when they do take a job, taking $20 an hourom a job. hopefully unemployment gives them time to find the best job for their families. ideologically on the other side, some people say there would be a sense of urgency when benefits run out. host: let me go through the breakdown of the numbers based on gender and race.
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
's refused food since the start of the protests. >>> there's a new tax by thailand's government to diffusion tensions in bangkok. allowing protesters inside, tear gas and rubber bullets have given away to calmer demonstrations. the protest leader says the fight will continue. meanwhile, consumer confidence has been hit dropping to a two-year low because of the unrest. the national transportation safety board says the new york commuter train that derails sunday was traveling at 82 miles per hour when it entered a curve where the speed limit was just 30 miles per hour. four people were killed and more than 60 injured. the ntsb says the train's brakes were working properly but were applied just seconds before the crash. >>> and pointing and clicking is becoming the preferred way to shop. adobe says u.s. cyber monday sales topped $2 billion for the first time, up 16% to 2.9 billion. adobe tracks visits to 2,000 websites. a record 18% came from mobile devices. other trackers report even higher numbers. ibm dish analytics, sales rose and amazon sales were up 44% as of 6:00 p.m. eastern and ebay's
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
fees, things like that. but no mage deer sigses here on taxes or entitlement programs. they're kicking the can down the road. dick doiben the number two senate democrat said negotiations are going in the right direction. >> negotiations are making progress moving in the right direction. they haven't closed the deal. >> they haven't closed the deal. what's needed to close the deal? >> there's some issues out there, sticking points. if they replace the sequester cuts there's going to be criticisms for the idea they put in place. one is asking more federal employees to contribute more to their pension programs. this is adamantly opposed by a ot of federal workers. that's one issue. there are also questions about whether you extend unemployment benefits, emergency unemployment benefits. nancy pelosi would like to see part of the package. but that still is a question mark. it's going to cost about $25 billion. then the bigger question is at the end of the day can whatever ryan and murray put together, can it pass the respective chambers? there's still going to be some drama when this comes
FOX News
Dec 2, 2013 8:00am PST
websites run by private firms enjoying monopoly power. dealing with tax filing. bureaucrats will have easy access to sensitive personal data which obama administration political moles can use to target, harass and sometimes destroy critics and simply occupy millions hours of citizens time could be used more productively. what do you think about the way professor morici sees it there? >> i think he makes a lot of fair points. the administration always claimed was the only problem was the glitched website, once it is fixed everyone would be happy. americans in 36 states relying on healthcare.gov, they haven't been able to go on there themselves and see how much are their rates going up? are they going to keep their doctor? millions and millions of americans who haven't been able to see that will find out this month and a lot will not like what they see. there is one study, more than half of people on the individual insurance market right now will not qualify for any subsidies whatsoever. factor in people whose subsidies will not make up for increase in cost, a majority of people will pay mor
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
to get people signed up. >> that's when they might face the tax penalty. california is seeing early success. can that be replicated? >> we are seeing variation amongment states. there are 36 states that rely on the federal gough for healthcare.gov. all of these states doing their own exchanges, and some states have been very smart reaching out to young people, trying different techniques. that is starting to pay dividends. i think we're going to watch closely to see which states are winners and which are losers as this rolls out. hopefully, we can do everything we can to make sure that young people in all the states see the benefits. >> thank you. >> thanks for having me. >> despite deep discounts and longer store hours, holiday sales slumped, the decline the first since 2009. spending in stores and on line fell from last year. purchases in stores fell by 9%. about 141 million americans shopped in-stores or on line in the four day span. spending on line today is expected to smash records, though. that's even though many americans will be on the job. it's cyber monday, of course. a s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
in the sector. >> you would be wrong. look at the second big number. $900 million. that's the amount of tax dollars spent supplementing the wages of bank bank tellers. a third of bank-tellers had to rely on assistance. >> last year tellers had a median salary of $24,100. that's about $11.39 an hour. >> welcome back to al jazeera america. >>> the obama administration is looking to undo the damage to the affordable care act's image done by the problems, of course, with the problem plagued website. in a moment we'll look at what the president needs to do during his campaign to accomplish that. >> first let's look at the temperatures across the nation. metrologist nicole mitchell is here. >> we have a contrast once we get to the southern plains today - going to the 20s or 30s. houston is at 71. this is where it's really gotten brutal. single-digit temperatures. adding in the wind. feels like 30 below. this is going to be a spreading sign over the weekend. the wind chills that are really brutal out there. the cold air will settle and over the next couple of days the warmer spots in the south - i
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
whether there should be new tax cuts or spending hikes, which should also bode well for the recovery. erica. >> kristen welker in washington this morning at the white house, thanks. >>> we want to get a check of the rest of the morning's top stories. i'm happy to say. >> say it, say it. >> jenna is here with us! >> thank you for saying it. >> welcome back. >> i'm just kidding. it's really good to be back. >> we missed you. >> loved when the alarm went off this morning. loved putting on a dress. i've been wearing dresses every day the last three months and the whole thing. no, it's great to be back. >>> good morning, everyone. >>> officials at new york's metro north railroad working this morning to identify places along the tracks where there are major speed changes. the order comes from federal transportation officials following sunday's deadly trail derailment in the bronx. they are asked to overhaul their signal system so it will slow down trains if the engineer fails to do so. >>> a surprise visit to afghanistan this morning from u.s. defense secretary chuck hagel. he landed in ka
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